Global financial markets are swinging back to a more-normal environment. Therefore, ABN AMRO Private Banking is taking profit on US equities and cyclical stocks, and in particular, targeting European equities, high dividends, buybacks and high-quality bonds.
06/12/2013 Global Weekly: keep an eye on ECB
The ECB took no action this week, which did not come as a surprise. From ECB-president Draghi’s comments, however, financial markets could conclude a change in position from the central bank.
ABN AMRO today announces to have reached an agreement on the purchase of the domestic private banking activities of Credit Suisse in Germany.
29/11/2013 Global Weekly: Week of the Nikkei and yen
Global equity and credit markets continued to perform well this week, with the Nikkei setting a six-year high.
The FTSEurofirst 300 share index climbed towards a recent five-year high and Germany's DAX set a new record on Monday, with a breakthrough nuclear deal between Iran and world powers raising appetite for risky assets.